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FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters

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“captain chuck”(42 reviews)
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Awarded Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence continuously from 2012 to present, 2018. Specializing in sportfishing for marlin, ahi, mahi mahi and ono. Our fishing tours explore the Kona coast wherever the fish are biting. We offer half day, 3/4...more
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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a 3/4 day fishing trip a few months ago and finally arrived and went fishing today. Anyone who does any amount of fishing knows that sometimes you spend all day and never catch anything, that being said, we were lucky...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed October 7, 2018

It’s always hard to know which fishing charter to book with. I read lots of reviews and decided on Fire Hatt. Best decision ever for booking a fishing trip. We fished 2 days, we caught a marlin both days and 3 mahi-mahi. Fishing is always...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rhonda G
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Paid $1100 plus $150tips for a full day. Not one fish, nada, nothing, zero. Still trying to get over the disappointment. they didn't even try to change the bait or lures to get me the fish. but they wrote down we need to pay the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John J
firehatt, Owner at FIRE HATT Sportfishing Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

This review is unfair and a smear attempt. Please check out this "unhappy with his life" reviewer and you will see that he gave 1 Star reviews to everything he did in Hawaii. When we go Charter fishing we are dealing with nature, and no...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had a great day fishing with Pat and Joe! They had tons of experience and we learned a lot about fishing and the island during our trip. We got really lucky and caught 2 fish, a short nose spear fish and a 100lb ahi...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Shannon M
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We arrived for our charter and were greated by John and Patrick. They said the seas were a little rough for the morning group....we said, "bring it"! Although we only got one bite and it turned into a fishing day and not catching day these...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank J J
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Excellent crew and boat!! I have been on many fishing charters but this was the best so far. The crew (Joe & Pat) were entertaining and very knowledgeable about fishing and everything else about The Big Island. Vessel was clean and very well maintained. Crew...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank WHHampton
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I’d fished in other parts of the world, and Oahu, but not out of Kona. Read a lot of reviews before selecting Fire Hatt. They weren’t the cheapest, but in this sport you get what you pay for, and their 43 foot Hatteras is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BarclayF2
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

When I confirmed my plans to the big island of Hawaii about 2 months ago, I contacted Chuck at Fire Hatt Sportfishing. He was very quick to respond and I reserved the date. No hassle whatsoever. I contacted him when I arrived to the island...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike P
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Comfortable boat for the three in our party, knowledgeable captain and good mate. VOG from eruptions was very evident and obstructed the views of the island, but we had a wonderful time! Saw a pod of pilot whales, snorked (in one of the most beautiful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank drmarkwg
Reviewed April 26, 2018

My wife and I booked a 3/4 day excursion with Fire Hatt and fully enjoyed the experience. We had a great day on the water and just getting to see the island from a different perspective is something everyone should do. The catch of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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